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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
. one reason is diplomatic. china must import much of its new energy from the oil-rich islamistates to their west-- a key fact of physical geography and resource distributio so relations along e han-muslim frontie are mostly peaceful. what's not as cleais e future of uighur muslims in far western xinjiang. a small minority promotes separatism, and it's caused the state to treat many as terrorists. as with taiwan, tibet and tiananmen, the chinese government is in no mood for dissent. east asia is undergoing tremendous economic development. but some places struggle to integrate with the global economy. we continue our exploration of this region in china's fifth-largest city, shenyang. once a center of heavy industry, today its aging and outdated factories confront pressure to modernize and turn a profit in a market economy. here we explore the restructuring of state-run enterprises, the contrast between development in china's southeast and northeast regions and the human geography of a labor force facing massive layoffs with nowhere to go. ( train chugging ) steam locomotives like this o
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